Sharad Pawar : Family, Age, Childrens, Net Worth ,Biography, Political Carrer, Images, Facts and More
Sharad Chandra Govindrao Pawar, mostly known as Sharad Pawar, is an Indian politician. He is the founder and President of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) since 1999, after disassociating from the Indian National Congress.
|Full Name||Sharad Chandra Govindrao Pawar|
|Political Party||Nationalist Congress Party|
|Place of Birth||Pune, Maharashtra|
|Spouse Name||Smt. Pratibha Pawar|
|Father's Name||Shri Govindrao Pawar|
|Mother's Name||Smt. Shardabai G. Pawar|
|Position Held||MP of Rajya Sabha for Maharashtra (3 April 2014)|
|Net Worth||During the 2014 Rajya Sabha election, Pawar declared movable assets of Rs 20,47,99,970.41 and immovable assets of Rs 11,65,16,290, totalling to about Rs 32.13 crore.|
Sharad Chandra Govindrao Pawar, mostly known as Sharad Pawar, is an Indian politician. He is the founder and President of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) since 1999, after disassociating from the Indian National Congress. In his political career, Sharad Pawar has held key positions both in state politics and at national level. He has served as Chief Minister of Maharashtra and also as Defense Minister of India. At present he is the Minister ofAgriculture under the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government led by the Indian National Congress. He represents the Mahda constituency of Maharashtra in the Lok Sabha and leads the Nationalist Congress Party delegation.
Sharad Pawar was
Some Interesting Facts about Sharad Pawar
Pawar's first political act was when as a schoolboy, he organized a protest march for Goa Independence in Pravaranagar in 1956. At college he was active in student politics.
At a young age of 27 in 1967, Pawar was nominated as the candidate for the Baramati constituency of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly over more established members by the undivided Congress Party. He won the election and represented the constituency on and off for decades.
He won Lok Sabha elections for the first time from Baramati in 1984. He split from Congress on May 20, 1999 and formed NCP on May 25, 1999.
Outstanding Parliamentarian Award, 2003 from the then President of India Smt. Pratibha Devsingh Patil.
Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan, Detroit, U.S.A bestowed Sharad Pawar with an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Humanities.
During his long career, Pawar has served as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra on three occasions and held the posts of Minister of Defence and Minister of Agriculture in the Government of India.
Book Published on Sharad Pawar was released in 2008 by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Manmohan Singh.
Sharad Pawar presents the Citation of the Degree of Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) conferred on the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh by the Indian Agricultural Research Institute.
Sharad Pawar's Political Journey
In 1967 he was the Member of
From 1972 to 1974 he was the Minister of State
From 1974 to 1978 he was
From 1978 to 1980 he was the Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
From 1981 to 1986 he was the Leader of Opposition
From 1982 to 1987 he was the President of Congress (S).
In 1984 he was elected to the 8th Lok Sabha but he resigned in March 1985.
From 1988 to 1991 he was the Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
In 1991 he was again elected to the 10th Lok Sabha.
From 1991 to 1993 he served
From 1993 to 1995 he was a member of the
From 1995 to 1996 he was made the Leader of Opposition of the
In 1996 he was re-elected for the third term
From 1996 to 1997 he held memberships in Committee on Environment and Forests and Committee on Science and Technology.
In 1998 he was elected as member of the 12th Lok Sabha for the fourth term. He was made the Leader of Opposition.
In 1999 he was elected for the fifth time to the 13th Lok Sabha. He became the Leader of NCP in Parliament.
From 1999 to 2000 he was the member of
From 2000 to 2001 he was the member of the Committee on Ethics.
From 2001 to 2004 he was the
In 2004 he was elected for the sixth time to the 14th Lok Sabha.
From 23 May 2004 he became the Union Cabinet Minister for Consumer Affairs, Public Distribution,
Agriculture and Food. He was also the
In 2009 he was elected for the seventh time as a member to the 15th Lok Sabha.
From 31 May 2009 to 18 January 2011 he was the Union Cabinet Minister for Consumer Affairs, Public
Distribution, Agriculture and Food. He was again made the Leader of NCP in Parliament
From 19 January 2011